HSK Building Services are specialists in HAND CUT and TRUSS ROOFS
We specialise in cut roofs, allowing for more complicated roof structures and shapes. Traditional Hand Cut Pitch Roofs, help to accommodate roof extensions, new roofs, dormer roofs, gable cutting and hip cutting are all part of the service.
Timber frame or traditional complete build extensions are completed following local building regulations, insulating standards, bespoke to our clients wishes.
About this Process
Cut roofs, also known as traditional roofs, are a type of roof structure that is constructed on-site by skilled carpenters using timber components. They are commonly used in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.
The process of constructing a cut roof typically involves the following steps:
Design and planning: The first step is to design the roof structure based on the architectural plans and requirements of the building. This includes determining the pitch and span of the roof, as well as the size and spacing of the timber components.
Cutting the timber components: Once the design is finalized, the timber components are cut to the required size and shape using specialized saws and tools. This includes cutting the rafters, joists, ridge boards, and other structural elements.
Assembly of the roof frame: The timber components are then assembled on-site to form the roof frame. This involves joining the rafters to the ridge board and attaching the purlins and other components to the frame.
Roof covering: Once the frame is complete, the roof covering is installed. This can include tiles, shingles, or other materials, depending on the design and requirements of the building.
Overall, cut roofs are a complex and highly skilled construction technique that requires a great deal of experience and expertise. They offer a number of benefits, including durability, strength, and versatility, making them a popular choice for a wide range of building applications.